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Calendar, Night&Day This is How You Win

This is How You Win

Junot Díaz won the National Book Critics Circle Award and the Pulitzer Prize for his 2008 novel The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao and was a finalist for the National Book Award for his 2012 collection This Is…
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Culture, The Exhibitionist Five Great Summer Books (and What to Drink While Reading Them)

Five Great Summer Books (and What to Drink While Reading Them)

Having a summer reading list just as much a part of summer as slurping some coconut water to cure the hangover from last night's ill-advised pina colada party (or maybe that's just us). Lucky for us, there's still plenty of…
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Calendar, Night&Day All We Are Saying!

All We Are Saying!

Collette Eloi’s “Voudoun opera,” SHE, reminds us of Junot Diaz’ Pulitzer-winning novel, The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao. Both deal with the vast evil of their authors’ home countries, and both connect that evil to magic. But as part…
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Fukú Americanus. After finding great success bringing Dave Eggers' novel You Shall Know Our Velocity to the stage (Sacrament, 2004), the Mission's Campo Santo is tackling Junot Díaz' Pulitzer Prize–winning novel The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao. It's a…
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Fukú Americanus. After finding great success bringing Dave Eggers' novel You Shall Know Our Velocity to the stage (Sacrament, 2004), the Mission's Campo Santo is tackling Junot Díaz' Pulitzer Prize–winning novel The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao. It's a…
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Calendar, Night&Day <i>Fuk&uacute; Americanus</i>

Fukú Americanus

After finding great success bringing Dave Eggers' novel You Shall Know Our Velocity to the stage (Sacrament, 2004), the Mission's Campo Santo is tackling Junot Díaz' Pulitzer Prize–winning novel The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao. It's a wildly ambitious…
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Wreckage.Two siblings find themselves alone on a strange beach, then embark on a gender-bending odyssey — it's a premise that worked beautifully for Shakespeare in Twelfth Night. In Wreckage, currently making its premiere at Crowded Fire, playwright Caridad Svich takes…
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Culture, Stagecap

Fukú Americanus

After finding great success bringing Dave Eggers' novel You Shall Know Our Velocity to the stage (Sacrament, 2004), the Mission's Campo Santo is tackling Junot Díaz' Pulitzer Prize–winning novel The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao. It's a wildly ambitious…
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Calendar, Night&Day He Would Have Loved to Hate the New <i>Star Trek</i>

He Would Have Loved to Hate the New Star Trek

Meet Oscar de León, “ghetto nerd” and titular character of Junot Díaz’ amazing, heartbreaking, Pulitzer Prize–winning epic novel The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao. He’s intelligent, overweight — well, fat, as even his mother and sister Lola remind him…
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Culture, Stage Paying for It

Paying for It

The final scene in Denis Johnson's play Soul of a Whore featured a man in a clown suit hanging from a cross. In Haze, a new stage production woven together by Campo Santo from the letters, short stories, and novel…
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